Specialist, Tax & Regulatory at IHS Towers

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    For 15 years we have been building and managing telecommunications towers that are the essential backbone of mobile telecommunications in Africa – the leapfrog technology driving economic development, prosperity and self-sufficiency across the continent. Right now, IHS is leading a new telecoms service sector driven by the growth of middle class business an…

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    Specialist, Tax & Regulatory

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Job Description

    • We are currently recruiting for a Specialist, Tax & Regulatory. Based in Lagos, you implement approved policies, processes and procedures to enable the business optimize tax, manage tax documents properly, and minimize tax costs.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

    • Assist the Senior Manager, Tax & Regulatory to address all tax-related matters.
    • Support the Senior Manager, Tax & Regulatory in effectively and efficiently managing the company’s tax and regulatory portfolio to achieve key business objectives of tax compliance and optimization.
    • Prepare tax transactions and tax remittance schedules. Monitor and ensure timely payment of taxes.
    • Ensure prompt filling of periodic tax returns.
    • Prepare tax reconciliation schedules to the general ledger.
    • Prepare periodic draft tax calculations for internal reporting.
    • Assist in providing support to tax officials during tax audits and investigation exercises, from field work to the conclusion of the tax audit exercise.
    • Own and manage the tax and regulatory tracker to ensure that all correspondences are attended to as and when due without any miss.
    • Coordinate and manage all tax documents and inward/ outward correspondences.
    • Provide support in proper management of all tax files and documents.
    • Support the Senior Manager, Tax & Regulatory in organizing technical sessions with units/ departments of the business.
    • Support in ensuring that all tax postings are done correctly. Also, support provision of schedules to the Financial Reporting team.
    • Prepare draft tax calculations for review as aids to filling and rendering statutory returns.
    • Prepare required regulatory reporting.
    • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Senior Manager, Tax & Regulatory.

    Experience & Qualifications Required

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting or Finance / Business Management.
    • Relevant professional certification, e.g. ICAN / CITN, is mandatory.
    • +5 years’ experience in tax management / consulting.

    Organizational Competencies:

    • Be Bold
    • Customer Focus
    • Innovation
    • Integrity.

    Functional Competencies:

    • Tax Management
    • Analytical Thinking
    • Problem-Solving.

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Collaboration & Teamwork
    • Relationship Building
    • Attention to Detail
    • Workload Management.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IHS Towers on www.linkedin.com to apply

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